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Aquaphor Ointment
(Petrolatum - non Rx)

Formulation : Ointment

symbol_rx Non-prescription

No Generic Alternative Available

No generic alternative is available for this drug.

What is Aquaphor Ointment /Petrolatum - non Rx used for?

Aquaphor Ointment is used in the treatment of damaged, dry skin. Aquaphor Ointment is hypoallergenic and thus works just as well for people with sensitive skin.

How should Aquaphor Ointment /Petrolatum - non Rx be stored?

Keep Aquaphor Ointment at room temperature and away from the influence of heat or moisture.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Aquaphor Ointment/Petrolatum - non Rx ?

Aquaphor Ointment should be used as directed by your doctor or as described on the label. Generally, you should wash and dry the affected area and then apply Aquaphor Ointment liberally to it.

When should Aquaphor Ointment /Petrolatum - non Rx not be taken?

If you have any known allergies to ingredients of Aquaphor Ointment do not use it. Also, make sure that your doctor is aware of your medical history and of the medications you are currently taking.

What precautions should I follow when taking Aquaphor Ointment /Petrolatum - non Rx ?

Before using Aquaphor Ointment, inform you doctor of any health problems that you have. Do not use Aquaphor Ointment on areas with third degree burns or open wounds.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Aquaphor Ointment /Petrolatum - non Rx ?

Aquaphor Ointment is for external use only. Do not get it into your eyes or mouth. As well, if on treatment with Aquaphor Ointment for seven days and no changes are seen, talk to your doctor about it as soon as possible.

When should Aquaphor Ointment /Petrolatum - non Rx not be taken?

Some serious side effects include allergic reactions such as swelling, trouble breathing, and very itchy skin.

Some common side effects of Aquaphor Ointment include: skin rashes, mild irritation, and redness.

Other: None.

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